Rapscallion Slinky Malinki likes to get up before everyone else in the morning so he can get them out of bed. He tries every trick in the book: sitting on their heads, biting their toes, leaping on their limbs, yowling. Once he has succeeded in getting the family up...what do you think he does?
Lynley Dodd is New Zealand's bestselling children's author/illustrator and has an international following. She worked as a teacher before beginning to write her own books in 1974 and has published over twenty brilliant stories about Hairy Maclary, Slinky Malinki, Scarface Claw and lots of other memorable characters. Lynley lives with her husband and cat in New Zealand.